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" We proceeded early with a moderate wind." captain Lewis who was on shore with one hunter met about eight o'clock two white bears: of the strength and ferocity of this animal, the Indians had given us dreadful accounts: they never attack him but in parties... "
The Animal Kingdom Arranged in Conformity with Its Organization: The class ... - Page 231
by Georges baron Cuvier - 1827
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History of the Expedition Under the Command of Captains Lewis and ..., Volume 1

Meriwether Lewis, William Clark, Nicholas Biddle - Columbia River - 1814
...moderate wind." captain Lewis who was on shore with one hunter met about eight o'clock two white bears: of the strength and ferocity of this animal, the Indians...are often defeated with the loss of one or more of the party. Having no weapons but bows and arrows, and the bad guns with which the traders supply them,...
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Travels to the Source of the Missouri River and Across the ..., Volume 1

Meriwether Lewis, William Clark - Columbia River - 1815
...moderate wind : Captain Lewis, who was on shore with one hunter, met about eight o'clock two white bears. Of the strength and ferocity of this animal, the Indians...and even then are often defeated with the loss of oue or more of their number. Having no weapons but bows and arrows, and the bad guns with which the...
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Transactions of the Literary and Philosophical Society of New-York, Volume 1

Literary and Philosophical Society of New-York (New York, N.Y.) - Science - 1815
...mortal ; and they have even escaped after being shot in several places through the body. The Indians never attack him but in parties of six or eight persons,...are often defeated with the loss of one or more of the party ; and when they go in quest of him, paint themselves, and perform all the superstitious rites...
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An Introductory Discourse: Delivered Before the Literary and Philosophical ...

DeWitt Clinton, Literary and Philosophical Society of New-York (New York, N.Y.) - Ecology - 1815 - 148 pages
...even escaped after heing aliot in several places through the hody. The Indians never attack him hut in parties of six or eight persons, and even then are often defeated with the loss of one or more of the party ; and when they gq in quest of him, paint themselves, and perform all the superstitious rites...
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Annual Register, Volume 58

Edmund Burke - History - 1817
...the other half may possess. NATURAL NATURAL HISTORY. WHITl BtAlt. (From Levit and Clarke's Travels.) OF the strength and ferocity of this animal, the Indians...with which the traders supply them, they are obliged approach very near to the bear ; and as no wound except through the head or heart is mortal, they requently...
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The Annual Register, Or, A View of the History, Politics, and ..., Volume 58

Edmund Burke - History - 1817
...intelligence which the other half may poises«. NATURAL HISTORY. WHITE BEAR. (From Lewis and Clarke's Travek.) OF the strength and ferocity of this animal, the Indians...with which the traders supply them, they are obliged approach very near to the bear ; and as no wound except through the head or heart is mortal, they requently...
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Spirit of the English Magazines, Volume 12

1823
...obstinacy, that even the natives of the country never venture to attack them but in parties of eight or ten, and even then are often defeated with the loss of one or more of their number. Though to a skilful rifleman the danger is very much diminished, the bear is still an animal of tremendous...
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Methodist Review, Volume 4

1821
...obstinacy, that even the natives of the country never venture to attack them but in parties of eight or ten, and even then are often defeated with the loss of one or more of their number. Though to a skilful rifleman the danger is very much diminished, thel>ear is still an animal of tremendous...
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The Modern Voyager & Traveller Through Europe, Asia, Africa, & America: America

William Adams (M.A.) - Voyages and travels - 1832
...Indian Game — Saddle — Salt, £c. OF the strength and ferocity of the white bear, the Indians give dreadful accounts ; they never attack him but in parties of six or ei^ht persons, and even then are often defeated with the loss of one or more of their number. Having...
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History of the Expedition Under the Command of Captains Lewis and ..., Volume 1

Meriwether Lewis - Columbia River - 1843
...moderate wind. Captain Lewis, who was on shore with one hunter, met about eight o'clock two white bears. Of the strength and ferocity of this animal the Indians...are often defeated, with the loss of one or more of the party. Having no weapons but bows and arrows, and the bad guns with which the traders supply them,...
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